wild geranium

noun

Definition of wild geranium 

: a common geranium (Geranium maculatum) of eastern North America with deeply parted leaves and flowers of rosy purple also : any of several related geraniums

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Images of Picasso’s Weeping Woman and poems by Maya Angelou and bouquets of wild geraniums and pink sunflowers fill frames. Kate Branch, Vogue, "How I Learned to Grieve the Loss of My Dad in the Age of Instagram," 6 Oct. 2018 Nucifera’s The Mist touts aloe leaf juice, rosewater, and carrot seed oil; while Bodha Modern Wellness’s Calm Ritual Spray hydrates and soothes your skin with wild geranium and Californian sage essential oil. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "5 Body Mists That Promise a Better Night’s Sleep—And Glowing Skin in the Morning," 29 July 2018

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First Known Use of wild geranium

1840, in the meaning defined above

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